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em·blem·a·tize

 (ĕm-blĕm′ə-tīz′) also em·blem·ize (ĕm′blə-mīz′)
tr.v. em·blem·a·tized, em·blem·a·tiz·ing, em·blem·a·tiz·es also em·blem·ized or em·blem·iz·ing or em·blem·iz·es
To represent with or as if with an emblem; symbolize.

emblematize

(ɛmˈblɛməˌtaɪz) ,

emblemize

,

emblematise

or

emblemise

vb (tr)
1. to function as an emblem of; symbolize
2. to represent by or as by an emblem

em•blem•a•tize

(ɛmˈblɛm əˌtaɪz)

v.t. -tized, -tiz•ing.
to serve as an emblem of.
[1605–15]

emblematize


Past participle: emblematized
Gerund: emblematizing

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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would emblematize
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Past Conditional
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LAPD has taken the piece to Europe and Latin America (see AT, May/June '10, "Counting the Cost"), emblematizing the theatre's tightest bonds to the world it depicts.
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Spolsky's bias is clearly in favor of the analogy-making, emblematizing, visualizing, multimedia capacities ostensibly addressed by the high culture of Shakespeare and Michelangelo, brought into relief by villainizing those dour, sense-depriving Reformers: more New Historicist leftovers?
The poems we have chosen have three themes: the beauty of the Papiamentu language and its development, its "instrinsic rhythmic and tonal aspects," as Garrett and Mos note; the frequent figuration of the language as the black woman, emblematizing the issues of her position in the postcolonial scene as well as issues of the language itself; and the arid island landscape, often a metaphor for the agonies and aspirations of the Antillians that occupy it.
Parked atop a bed of rock salt, the auto stood as an objet trouve emblematizing the upward aspirations of the Motor City.
More allegorical than practical, the bridges represent imaginary links between disparate geographies and urbanisms, thereby emblematizing the artist's long-standing concern with identity in relation to globalization.
In later films such narrative discrepancies are intensified by combining archival footage with staged scenes: Seven Songs for Malcolm X, for example, features both documentation of Malcolm's mesmerizing political speeches and tableaux vivants emblematizing moments from his 1964 autobiography.
For Gareth James, blue-screen blue, a sort of chromatic cipher that is everywhere and nowhere at once, is the heraldic color of contemporary capitalism, emblematizing the system that keeps us entertained while it insinuates itself into every aspect of our lives.
For A house on a hill is a photograph of the absence of the things it depicts, emblematizing the constitutive absence of photography itself in the deserted, faux New York tenement: the lack not only of New York, its facades, and its faces from the photo's surface, but of any place from any place-photograph, any face from any face-photograph, not to mention any life from the mortuary remains that any photograph is.